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What Makes a Good 'Bad Bank'? The Irish, Spanish and German Experience


Discussion Paper 36
Datum der Veröffentlichung
8. September 2016
Generaldirektion Wirtschaft und Finanzen | Stephanie Medina Cas | Irena Peresa
Germany, Spain


This paper looks at the ‘bad banks’ set up to deal with non-performing loans in Ireland, Spain and Germany as well as the factors required to make such asset management companies achieve their objectives.

Information and identifiers

Discussion Papers 36. September 2016. Brussels. PDF. 48pp. Tab. Graph. Ann. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BD-16-036-EN-N (online)
SBN 978-92-79-54444-6 (online)
ISSN 2443-8022 (online)
doi: 10.2765/848761 (online)

JEL classification: F39, G01, G28


Discussion Papers are written by the staff of the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, or by experts working in association with them. The Papers are intended to increase awareness of the technical work being done by staff and to seek comments and suggestions for further analysis. The views expressed are the author’s alone and do not necessarily correspond to those of the European Commission.

What Makes a Good ʽBad Bankʼ? The Irish, Spanish and German Experience


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